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AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers free tax preparation in Thurston County with appointments and ending in mid-April. They prepare tax returns at libraries, senior centers, and other convenient locations and welcome clients of all ages and income levels (unless your return is outside the scope of their training). All volunteers are IRS certified.

In most cases, your return will be prepared in one visit from start to finish unless you are missing important tax documents or identification.

There are three ways to make an appointment:

  1. Call 360-474-3869 and leave a message.
  2. Make an appointment at
  3. Walk in to one of their sites during open hours. They will accept Walk-ins if space is available and at least one hour remains before closing, or they will schedule an appointment for a later date.

Site locations, and opening and closing times:

Site Location Days Opening/

Closing Time

Lacey Senior Center

6757 Pacific Ave SE, Lacey

Tues & Thurs 12 to 4 pm
Olympia Community Center

222 Columbia St NW 2nd Floor, Olympia

Tues & Thurs 11 am to 3 pm
Lacey Timberland Library

500 College St SE, Lacey

Thurs & Sat 11 am to 4 pm
Panorama Chalet Apartments

1650 Circle Ln SE, Lacey

Wed & Fri 11 am to 4 pm
Rochester Organization of Families (ROOF)

10140 Highway 12 SW Rochester

Taxpayers may also call 360-273-6375 for appointments

Mondays 10 am to 3 pm
Tumwater – Family Education & Support Services

6840 Capitol Blvd SE Building 3, Tumwater

Mon & Wed 11 am to 4 pm
Yelm Timberland Library

210 Prairie Park St NE, Yelm

Taxpayers may also make an appointment by visiting the library reference desk or calling 360-539-3330.

Tuesdays 12 to 5 pm

If you leave a message on the appointment line, a volunteer will get back to you within three business days. Your caller ID will show (617) 675-4444. Please add this number to your phone contacts under Tax-Aide.

Harold Carr Attorney